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  • A Walking Tour: The African-American History of City Cemetery

    This tour focuses on African-Americans who lived in Raleigh, beginning with establishment of municipal City Cemetery in 1798 to the life of scholar,teacher and activist Anna Julia Cooper (1858-1964). With John George, Terry Harper, Betsy Haywood, Jane Thurman Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, 4-5 pm (Rain or Shine) Meet at City

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  • Historic Preservation Workshop 2018

    City Cemetery, East & Hargett Streets, Raleigh, NC Saturday, April 14, 2018, 10:00 am – 1 pm (rain date: April 21, 2018) Dean Ruedrich, Restoration Specialist and Preservationist Terry Harper, Preservationist and Archaeologist The program includes a brief tour of cemetery. Discussion of preservation, restoration and conservation objectives in historic cemeteries. This includes best practices for restoration and cleaning methods of cast iron fences and

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